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Topic: Re: It is a very bad idea and nothing less than stupid to define 1/3
= 0.333...

Replies: 42   Last Post: Oct 9, 2017 11:53 AM

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 FromTheRafters Posts: 248 Registered: 12/20/15
Re: It is a very bad idea and nothing less than stupid to define 1/3 = 0.333...
Posted: Oct 7, 2017 8:18 AM

netzweltler wrote :
> Am Samstag, 7. Oktober 2017 01:42:15 UTC+2 schrieb Jim Burns:
>> On 10/6/2017 6:03 AM, netzweltler wrote:
>>> Am Freitag, 6. Oktober 2017 02:54:40 UTC+2
>>> schrieb Jim Burns:

>>>> On 10/5/2017 3:12 PM, netzweltler wrote:
>>>>> Am Donnerstag, 5. Oktober 2017 17:59:25 UTC+2
>>>>> schrieb Jim Burns:

>>>>>> On 10/5/2017 10:00 AM, netzweltler wrote:
>>>>>>> Am Donnerstag, 5. Oktober 2017 15:22:35 UTC+2
>>>>>>> schrieb Jim Burns:

>>
>>>>>> [...]
>>>>>>>> _We don't do what you're describing_
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Nevertheless,

>>>>>>
>>>>>> "Nevertheless"?
>>>>>> Do you agree that what you're describing
>>>>>> is not what we're doing?

>>>>
>>>> *NETZWELTLER*
>>>> DO YOU AGREE THAT WHAT YOU'RE DOING
>>>> IS NOT WHAT WE'RE DOING?

>>>
>>> Let's say I agree. Doesn't mean that it is obvious to me
>>> what *you* are doing.

>>
>> Great. Let's say you agree. Will you stop saying that
>> "0.999... means infinitely many commands"?

>
> No. Because it is not obvious to me why the equation
> 0.999... = 0.9 + 0.09 + 0.009 + ...
> should be wrong.

It's not wrong. The first one is a representation of the number one.
The second is a representation of the number one. Two things equal to
the same thing are equal to each other.

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